Clinical Governance Development Index (CGDI)

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes N/A
Implementation Determinants Organizational Culture and Climate
Policy Implementation Climate

Policy Application

Setting Hospitals or Outpatient Clinics
Topic Healthcare Cost, Access, or Quality

Basic Information

The 6-item CGDI was formed through combining responses from survey items representing related aspects of processes involved in developing clinical governance.

Transferability of measure across settings: Setting-specific

Citing Literature

Development article: Gauld R, Horsburgh S, Brown J. The clinical governance development index: results from a New Zealand study. BMJ Quality & Safety. 2011;20(11):947-952. doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2011.051482

Empirical use: Gauld R, Horsburgh S. Measuring progress with clinical governance development in New Zealand: perceptions of senior doctors in 2010 and 2012. BMC Health Services Research. 2014;14:547. doi:10.1186/s12913-014-0547-8

Gauld R, Horsburgh S. Clinical governance: an assessment of New Zealand’s approach and performance. Clinical Governance. 2015;20(1):2-12. doi:10.1108/CGIJ-02-2015-0002

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Hospitals or outpatient clinics

Topic: Healthcare cost, access or quality

Country: New Zealand

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Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.

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Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not assessed in included studies.

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